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Beautiful Huts

It is a huts or dress changing room for free. Nice beach while going to Cape Point from Cape Town... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2017
Doha, Qatar
Colourful beach huts

St James is a small hidden beach protected from the direct sea. Yet it has the colourful beach huts... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2017
Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

St James beach is a secret little beach which is amazing in both winter and summer. Only a short walk from Kalk Bay or St James station. Excellent swimming when the swell is small.

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

Great place to picnic and swim in the tidal pool. The beach is not too big and does tend to get busy but it is a lovely location and it's proximity to great eateries is a big plus!

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Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

I went there in the early morning, everything is nice, it’s good to running next to the beach. There are nice coffee shop around

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Reviewed December 11, 2017

It is a huts or dress changing room for free. Nice beach while going to Cape Point from Cape Town. Nice and colorful huts. Spend some time for swimming if you can tolerate the cold weather. Beware of robbery while passing to the beach through...More

Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed December 11, 2017

This beach with its coloured cabins is very photo genetic when the sun shines, but with dull and rainy wether we did not want o hang out here.

Thank huys25
Reviewed November 29, 2017

St James is a small hidden beach protected from the direct sea. Yet it has the colourful beach huts to rent. Amazing and a surprise.

Thank kdgarlipp
Reviewed November 27, 2017

Here, you will make your Instagram dreams come true by seeing the famous colorful beach huts (changing rooms) along St. James Beach. In front of you will be gorgeous views of the beach towns dotting the horizon and behind you will be some mansions in...More

Thank seekingskyblog
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Now there is shark netting here, it is a great place to go to swim or just chill on the beach...there is a great restaurant too up from the beach, worth visiting and eating...and the seals like the other side where the rocks are...

Thank Jane W
Reviewed August 22, 2017

We have heard such al lot about Brass Bell and decided to go for Sunday lunch. WOW was Kalkbay busy! My impressions? Very tatty and dirty entrance. Lots of people enjoying theirselves! 3 or 4 different venues. Friendly lady took our booking and kept to...More

Thank Elna B
Reviewed August 21, 2017

had to go here and take a picture of the colourful beach houses. its actually a nice beach not to much to lay on but you can watch surfers and little kids enjoying it. the water was pretty cold when we went there. parking is...More

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Response from vishal S | Reviewed this property |
hi carol, As you are visiting St.James Beach and your question raise because of beautiful picture of the beach with colour full Huts.....but that is not for resident that is actually Changing rooms only. so no need to stay... More